Call for Proposals for Fast Forward

European Festival for Young Stage Directors 2019

Staatsschauspiel Dresden

The 9th edition of Fast Forward, European Festival for Young Stage Directors, will take place from 14 to 17 November 2019 at Staatsschauspiel Dresden (Germany).

Fast Forward is considered as a platform for artistic exchange between an up-and-coming theatre generation and the local and partly international audience, comprising students, instructors, critics, young and experienced theatre makers. The festival aims to foster young talents and to initiate artistic and cultural encounters in a European perspective.

Every year, the winner of the Fast Forward Award is invited to present their work at the ETC International Theatre Conference.


Call for Proposals

European Festival for Young Stage Directors 2019

Participation Conditions

Fast Forward is looking for productions that have been created either as part of a stage direction or theatre training course at a theatre academy or art college or that have been realised and performed as the first to a maximum of five works after graduation under professional conditions.

The festival covers within the realms of possibility the expenses for guest performances under professional conditions, i.e. fee, transport, traveling, accommodation etc.


Deadline for Proposals

31 May 2019

Please send a summary of the project, cast, technical rider, curriculum vitae of the directors and available footage via video link or on DVD to:

Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Charlotte Orti von Havranek
Curator Festival Fast Forward
Theaterstr. 2
01067 Dresden/Germany


Read the full call


Photo: Durée d'exposition, directed by Camille Dagen, Fast Forward Winner 2018 ©Marie Charbonnier

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